Life: Motoring

"What we want to do is (figure out) how we can make the cars more automatic, more friendly, more like a partner of human beings rather than just a driving tool," he said.
It is the first time Porsche's offices have been searched over the diesel cheating controversy, while Audi has already been raided three times over the past year.
Carlos Tavares, who chairs European auto industry lobby group ACEA, said that policymakers had failed to anticipate this outcome of the European Union's 2020 CO2 goals.
No accidents or injuries have been caused by the flaw.
Jack Hollis, Toyota's North American head of sales and marketing, said the automaker expects by the end of 2018 sedans will make up around 30 percent of sales.
South Africa’s road death statistics are nothing short of alarming. Here is a list of the 20 most dangerous roads in South Africa.
Negotiating heavy traffic at snail's pace on slick roads as rain pummels your car can be a test of endurance.
At a vast warehouse near Bangkok, dozens of workers cut stickers and spray on designs ranging from traditional flower patterns to Japanese robot anime craze Gundam.
The German carmaker added it would double the size of its autonomous vehicle testing fleet to around 80 this year.
The car will seat three people, with the driver taking the front centre seat and the two rear passengers flanking him/her.
The car of the year will be announced on Monday.
There has been a global backlash against diesel-engine cars since leading German carmaker Volkswagen admitted in 2015 to cheating US exhaust tests.
Cars.co.za travelled to Bangkok in Thailand for the global reveal to get in-depth insight into the new model.
The Model 3, priced starting at $35,000, is key to Tesla's effort to becoming a mass producer and reshaping the automotive market.
The 2017/18 Cars.co.za Consumer Awards concluded with the announcement of the winners in 13 categories and of the Brand of the Year.
The New York Times reports that 10 monkeys were locked in airtight chambers and left to watch cartoons as they breathed in diesel fumes from a VW Beetle.
The recall is across 10 models, including the Lexus.
Cutting edge technology continues to be fused with the auto industry.
A showroom has opened in Singapore to exclusively showcase BMW M and BMW M Performance models.
As the ranks of people around the world living in cities have grown, so too has the cost of car ownership, as well as traffic congestion.
The Fisker EMotion has butterfly doors, semi-autonomous driving and a range of some 650km on a single charge.
He was the first president of the New United Motor Manufacturing Inc, or NUMMI, plant in California in the mid-1980s.
2018 is set to be a bumper year for new models coming to SA. Big sellers like the new Volkswagen Polo and Ford Fiesta will both hit the market before the middle of the year.
The SVAutobiography features exemplary luxury and comfort items that will make not only the driver feel literally at home.
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